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August 15, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 15 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Aug. 15. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. 50th Anniversary of Woodstock:  In August 1969, the three-day music festival took place in upstate New York. Nearly a half a million people gathered for what turned out to be a iconic and controversial festival. A planned 50th anniversary edition […]

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August 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Aug 15-18

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Aug. 15 – 18. Montgomery County Agricultural Fair:  This is the county’s 71st agricultural fair and this year’s theme is “Feed Your Senses.”  Fair hours are 10 a.m. to midnight daily through Saturday, August 17 at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fairgrounds, 501 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg. […]

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August 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Returns Friday

The countdown has begun to the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair! From Aug. 9 through Aug. 17, Gaithersburg will be full of the festive sounds and smells of good food, farm animals, games, carnival rides, shows and contests.  The fair is open from 3 p.m. to midnight Friday, Aug. 9 and then is open from 10 […]

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June 12, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Lineup of Thursday Night Summer Concerts at Glen Echo Park

Music is in the air every Thursday evening at Glen Echo Park from now through August 29th. This annual summer concert series features a different group each week and takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the Bumper Car Pavilion. Dancers are welcome. The Bumper Car Pavilion is a covered, open-air pavilion. Concerts are held rain […]

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August 15, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Aug. 15 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Wednesday, Aug. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Family Day at the Fair:  To celebrate family day at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair, there will be free admission for all youth ages 11 and under. Carnival Megapass one-day ride wristbands are $15 for all ages. 2. #CityHallSelfieDay:   The City of […]

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August 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Donation Drive for School Supplies Will Benefit Rockville Youth

The start of school year is approaching and the city of Rockville is working to make sure students are prepared. To ensure that every child has a backpack full of necessary school supplies, city leaders are asking the community to donate school materials. School supplies will be accepted at donation sites the week of Aug. 15-22. […]

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August 1, 2018 | Staff Writer

Strathmore Presents The Chuck Brown Band Wednesday, Aug. 1

No BS! Brass Band performs at Strathmore Wednesday, July 22. The free outdoor concert starts at 7 p.m.

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July 25, 2018 | Staff Writer

Rockville ‘Movies in the Parks’ Offer Family-Friendly Films

The big screens will return to neighborhood parks in the City of Rockville in August, according to a news release. Residents are invited to bring blankets, chairs and food for an evening of family-friendly movies. Movies are free of charge and begin at dusk; approximately 8 p.m. The 2018 schedule is below: Aug. 1 – “Toy […]

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August 15, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 15, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Senior Citizens Day at the Fair: Seniors get their fair on at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair. 2. Tuesday Evening Bicycle Ride: Starting at 6:30 p.m., Rockville plans a leisurely bike ride through town. 3. Need a Stretch?: Gaithersburg hosts “Yoga in the […]

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August 15, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 15, in Montgomery County

Temperatures may be slightly cooler today according to the National Weather Service forecast. Here are five more things you need to know today, Aug. 15th, in Montgomery County: 1. The investigation into the August 10th Silver Spring apartment explosion continues. The police have recovered five bodies and believe eight people total are missing. 2. It’s Family […]

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